James Kirk Morris, 91, of Searcy, Ark., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, at home with his family by his side.
He was born Oct, 14, 1930, in Baldwyn, Miss., to the late Eddie Kirk and Lula Mae (Palmer) Morris. James graduated from Wayland Baptist College and began his ministry. He ministered across the country in Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Minnesota, Wyoming, New Mexico and most recently in Arkansas. His last pastoral church was Sidon Baptist Church. He was married to the love of his life, Amy (Leggett) Morris, for 66 years before she passed away.
He is survived by: his children, Eddie Kirk Morris and wife Heidi, Susan Holloway and husband James, and Vicki Wicker and husband David; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his wife, Amy; two brothers and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leukemia Foundation.
The family received friends Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, at the Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Lebanon Cemetery in Baldwyn under the direction of Waters Funeral Home.
Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. www.powellfuneralhome.net.